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(Updated 2:46 p.m.) Deepwater Wind LLC on Friday finished testing the nation’s first offshore wind farm and expects to bring it online in a matter of days. more
A North Carolina company is getting closer to finishing a long-anticipated anaerobic digestion facility in Johnston, which will eventually sell biogas energy to National Grid PLC. more
Cash collections increased in October and during the first fourth months of the fiscal year by 2.1 percent and 2.5 percent, respectively, when compared with the corresponding periods last year, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Friday. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 1.26 percent in September, a decrease of 0.57 percentage points compared with September 2015, CoreLogic said this week. more
U.S. hiring picked up in November while the unemployment rate tumbled to a nine-year low on a drop in the number of people in the workforce and wages unexpectedly declined, providing a mixed picture of the labor market. more
Starting with the Navy shrinking its presence nearly half a century ago, Aquidneck Island has lost more than one-quarter of its population, with Newport and Middletown accounting for the entire decline. And the state expects that trend to continue. … more
PROVIDENCE – The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 25th among the 40 largest metros nationwide for its home-price growth of 5.3 percent over the year in September, Black Knight Financial Services said Nov. 28. Home … more
The monthly U.S. jobs report for November that will be released on Friday is unlikely to be so bad that the Federal Open Market Committee would upset market expectations and refrain from hiking interest rates in mid-December. more
Providence is one of the 26 hottest food cities in the United States, according to Zagat. more
Rhode Island is among the top 20 states to live in, according to 24/7 Wall St., a financial news and opinion company. more
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